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. michelle obama attends the funeral of a 15-year-old shot to death in chicago. dean reynolds on the message of the service. and meet the meditation man. he thinks there ought to be a law to live more thoughtfully and is in position to get one passed. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. travel bans in connecticut, rhode island, and massachusetts have been lifted, but moving about the northeast is still treacherous tonight. a fierce blizzard has buried cars on roads from new york to maine. up and down the coast, tides surged high, flooding low-lying areas, but the storm did spare most of the shoreline still recovering from super storm sandy. at least four death deaths are blamed on the storm, and high winds have left more than 600,000 customers without power. many areas had more than two and a half feet of snow. they got 40 inches in hampden, connecticut. we begin tonight with terrell brown in quincy, massachusetts. terrell. >> reporter: residents are digging out from nearly three feet of snow that fell across the northeast, s
lady michelle obama is expected to attend a funeral tomorrow in chicago of a 15-year-old girl who performing with her high school band at president obama's inauguration. hadiya pendleton was shot outside her home more than a week ago. police say she was not the intended target. a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to her killer. >>> on the cbs money watch a major investor sues apple plus americans step up borrowing. ashley morrison is here in new york with that and more. good morning, ashley. >> good morning, anne-marie. most asians saw profit margins. snapping a 12-week winning streak while hong kong's hang seng gained a fraction. concerns about troubled economy pushed wall street stocks lower. the dow jones industrial average lost 42 points thursday. the nasdaq fell 3 points. >> green light capital, a major investor in apple is suing for stockpiling cash. apple has about $137 billion in cash. green light wants the money given to shareholders. apple still the world's most valuable company but its stock has lost 35% of its value since september due to slower growth.
! >> pelley: first lady michelle obama said today that she will attend the funeral saturday of a teenager who has become a tragic symbol of gun violence in chicago. 15-year-old hidiya pendleton was shot in a park not far from the obamas' home just a few days after she performed at the president's inauguration with her high school band. in south africa, a big catch landed a fisherman in big trouble. two years ago, leon bekker reeled in killed a great white shark and he took the pictures to prove it. turns out killing a great white violates south african law so bekker pleaded guilty and he is the first person to be penalized under that law and ordered to pay a $13,000 fine. nelson mandela's family said today he's in good health and doing very well after his recent stay in the hospital. they released a new picture taken last weekend of the former south african president with his youngest great-grandchild, one-year-old zen. mandela, who is 94, is recovering from gallstone surgery. they were caught in the middle when russia banned adoptions by americans. so what happened to their child? that's nex
the lincoln memorial. >> a parent of a 15-year-old chicago honor student will be first lady michelle obama's guest at tonight's state of the union. she was shot to death. the chicago tribune reports one of the suspects, michael ward, a reputed gang member was out on the streets, even though he violated his probation. both ward and kenneth williams are now charged with pendleton's murder. >>> and earlier today, her parents and other victim's families invited to washington for the state of the union. they attended a senate hearing on ways to reduce gun violence. illinois democrat, richard durbin, opened the hearing by saying, it is time for congress to pass meaningful gun control legislation. and that he believes requiring background checks for all gun purchases would be constitutional. the panel's top republican disagrees. texas senator argued the focus of law enforcement should be on criminals and that curbing the rights of citizens to own a gun would do nothing to stop violent crime. >>> well, a divided senate armed services committee has approved chuck hagel's nomination to become the se
that signify sandy hook elementary. there's a teacher from sandy hook who is in michelle obama's box there. the president has never mentioned gun control in any of his five state of the union addresses. it was in almost every one of president clinton's. so it's been ten years since we've had gun control talked about in a state of the union address. things have changed now that the president is reelected and less scared of the n.r.a. and so i'm told by advisors he will talk about not only universal background checks but also an assault weapons ban which has virtually no chance of passing congress. >> pelley: when you think about these budget cuts to the federal government that take effect in about two weeks, we're expecting the house sergeant at arms, paul irving, to come in. and there's paul irving now. he will be announcing the president. let's listen in. >> mr. speaker, the president of the united states. (cheers and applause) >> schieffer: (laughs) now the first of the standing ovations. here it goes. and you know, scott, these people, these members of congress that are along the aisle
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